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NOC Linux Specialist (Remote only)

We are looking for an experienced NOC Linux Specialist to support our Hunt: Showdown NetOps department in Frankfurt, Germany (remote only).
You will be dealing with monitoring and troubleshooting of Crytek’s 24×7 gaming network across multiple data-centers, games, and platforms.

Remote Work

1. If you are already living in a European Union member state, we are able to offer you a permanent work contract and allow you to work remotely as an employee from there. 

2. If you are interested in full-time remote work in any other country outside of the European Union, we can offer you a freelance contract arrangement.
  • Monitoring and operation of the 24×7×365 hosted data-center environment using the monitoring tools Nagios, Zabbix, Grafana etc;
  • Installation, configuration and patching of system and game software;
  • Work closely with R&D to install, configure and operate developed features, as appropriate;
  • Ensure appropriate, accurate, up-to-date technical documentation is available for systems and game logic, and environment;
  • Assist with process, policy development and documentation;
  • Operate and maintain a dynamic, highly available environment.
  • 3+ years of experience as a NOC Engineer or NOC Specialist;
  • English level – Intermediate and upper;
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP;
  • Linux administration experience;
  • Experience in automation/configuration management tools (Ansible is preferable), Git;
  • On-hands experience with virtualization technologies.
  • Database knowledge: Database knowledge: Postgres, MariaDB, Redis, MongoDB;
  • Familiar with the following protocols and services (desirable and will be considered as a strong advantage):
  • DNS
  • VPN (IPSec, OpenVPN)
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (Shell, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Computer Networks or Information Security is preferred;
  • Specific experience with Ubuntu/Debian Linux;
  • Experience with monitoring systems (Nagios, Zabbix, Grafana etc.);
  • Professional experience with Docker.
What you can expect from us 
Career Path 
Your professional development is important to us, so we have laid out a career plan to help you progress towards your goals and objectives. 
Gym Card 
A healthy body is a healthy mind. We offer a membership at the premium gym chain Fitness First in Germany. Work out, join group fitness classes, or relax in the wellness facilities.
International Environment 
We truly embody diversity at Crytek. With employees from over 42 different countries, we define ourselves by our cultural diversity. 
German Classes 
Understanding the local culture will make your stay abroad more enjoyable, and Crytek supports that by offering German language courses for you and your family. 
Vacation Days 
At our Frankfurt office you can enjoy 24 days of vacation per year, and every 2 years you get 1 more (up to a maximum of 28 days). You will also have on average 10 public holidays on top of the days you take off. If you are working from another country, local standards apply.
*only applicable to employees in Frankfurt.

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Crytek is an independent video game developer, publisher, and technology provider based in Frankfurt, Germany.

Crytek pushes the boundaries of the possible to make the impossible a reality. We want to create the most fun gaming experiences around, and if we have to blow up computer system requirements or push genre boundaries to do so, then we will. With almost two decades of experience in the games industry, Crytek takes its unique combination of experience and skills and continue to make an impact via innovative, fun, cutting-edge games and technology.

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